Our Team

Working collaboratively each day to ensure our residents are enjoying safe, comfortable and purposeful lives.

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Our Team

Working Collaboratively Each Day

Guy Maiorano, Founded and Owner
Guy Maiorano, Founder and Owner

Guy founded The Elms in 1985 and made it his mission to support residents with independent living balanced by personal assistance they could not get anywhere else.

Mark Taylor, Administrator
Mark Taylor, Administrator

Joining the team in 2013, Mark is a R.I. Certified Assisted Living Administrator, managing the operations of The Elms, Carriage House and Chestnut cottage.

Wanda Gardiner, R.N., Nurse Manager
Wanda Gardiner, R.N., Nurse Manager

Wanda provides medical assessments and healthcare coordination for all campus residents as well as manages all aspects of our state licensed services.

Leslie Taylor, Office Manager
Leslie Taylor, Office Manager

Leslie manages the business office for our entire campus. She has been on staff for over 20 years and has seen The Elms thorugh multiple expansions and renovations.

Joan Brucker, Certified Activities Director
Joan Brucker, Certified Activities Director

Joan and her team work hard to ensure there is never a lack of opportunities for our residents. She has been recognized by The Assisted Living Federation of America in 2012 and 2011.

Michael Lipowski, Head Chef
Michael Lipowski, Head Chef

As a professional chef for over 25 years, Michael leads a truly inspired kitchen team in creating a casually elegant and delicious dining experience for our residents.

Roger Garrison, Maintenance Supervisor
Roger Garrison, Maintenance Supervisor

Roger and his maintenance team keep our campus looking sharp inside and out, ensuring even the smallest details are attended to for all of our residents.

Julie Dowd Schaug, M.Ed, Director of Residency
Julie Dowd Schaub, M.Ed, Director of Residency

Julie coordinates and helps families during their initial introduction to our community and supports them through the process of finding a suitable residence throughout The Elms campus.

Providing Safe, Comfortable, and Empowered Lifestyles

Enjoy the charm of Victorian architecture, spacious and relaxing community rooms and outdoor spaces, a vibrant and historic downtown and local community, and award-winning care that is always close at hand.

Providing Safe, Comfortable, and Empowered Lifestyles

With Award-Winning Care That is Always Close at Hand